THE ELECTRIC VIBRATOR AND FRIGIDITY
by Isadore Rubin, Ph.D.
Dr. Rubin is Managing Editor of this publication.
Two recent news items have called attention to a device which has undoubtedly had very wide sexual use but has rarely before come to public or professional notice. The device is an electric vibrator.
In December of last year, in an article dealing with the “feverish” preparation being made to clean up Tokyo in time for this year’s Olympics, Time magazine reported: “For one thing, (police) banned the manufacture and sale of a variety of ingenious aphrodisiac devices such as battery-powered vibrators, for whose production Japan is famous. Plain-clothesmen were posted at the special ‘sex drugstores’ where the gimmicks had been sold.”